Today I have a brand new 75-word story appearing at Paragraph Planet. The Huntsman is based on those old northern European 'swan maiden' fairy tales by Hans Christian Anderson and the like, but with a hefty and macabre twist. I just hope it doesn't put you off your lunch!
Just a quick round-up of various bits of writing news today: The Being Me charity anthology is now fully available to buy on Amazon. With 16 stories from 15 authors (including my own time travel tale The Visitor) this is a great way of supporting a great cause. Do go and check it out! Paragraph [...]
...my 75- word flash fiction 'The Summons', which is appearing on the Paragraph Planet website. The story is based on an old myth from Thirlmere in the Lake District. The villages of Armboth and Wythburn were drowned (having been evacuated first, I should add - I'm not that much of a ghoul!) during the creation [...]
This is the title of my latest short story, a spooky little tale told in exactly 75 words, which is appearing at Paragraph Planet today. Telling a whole story in so few words isn't easy - I often find that even when I think I've achieved the target I'm actually two words short, or three [...]